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CONDUCTED BY FREEMAN HUNT,
EWTOK Of THK LIBRARY OP COMMERCE, ETC.; CORRESPONDING MEMBER OF THE AMERICAN
FROM JULY TO DECEMBER, 1848.
PUBLISHED AT 142 FULTON-STREET.
NINETEENTH VOLUME OF THE MERCHANTS' MAGAZINE.
A. D. Bache, Superintendent of U. S. Coast Survey.
David M. Balfour, Merchant, of Massachusetts.
G. F. Secchi De Casali, Esq., late of Italy, now of New York.
Francis B. Clark, Esq., Merchant, of Georgia.
Hon. H. A. S. Dearborn, Mayor of Roxbury, Mass.
J. F. Entz, Esq., Accountant, of New York.
R. B. Forbes, Esq., Merchant, of Massachusetts.
James William Gilbart, F. R. S., of London, England.
Charles H. Glover, Esq., of the New York Bar.
David R. Jacques, Esq., of the New York Bar.
Joseph Johnson, M. D., of South Carolina.
Thomas Prentice Kettell, Esq., of New York.
James H. Lanman, Author of the History of Michigan.
James A. Lawson, Esq., of Dublin, Ireland.
C F. M'cay, Esq., Professor in the University of Georgia.
E. Meriam, Esq., of New York.
Alanson Nash, Esq., of the New York Bar.
Hon. Benjamin F. Porter, of Georgia.
George W. Savage, President of the Eagle Life and Health Insurance Company.
J. W. Scott, Esq., of the Ohio Bar.
Henry Grattan Smith, Esq., of the Memphis (Tenn.) Bar.
Hon. George Tucker, Author of "The Progress of the United States in Wealth and Population."
George A. Ward, A. M., Merchant, of New York.
A. Whitney, Esq., of New York.
Hon. J. R. Williams, of Michigan.
Freeman Hunt, the Editor and Proprietor.
,|3- To find the exports, imports, trade, &c., of different places in the Index, see the name of the country, State, city, or ports; and for particulars relating to the commerce, etc., &c, of the United Kingdom, see "Great Britain," " England," " British," «' English," Ate
JET The names of the contributors are appended to the titles of the several articles, in the table of contents on the first page of each number, except such as have been prepared or adopted by the Editor.
INDEX TO VOL. XII.,
FROM JULY TO DECEMBER, INCLUSIVE, 1848.
AcQtumrsnEis, mercantile 345
Act of United State* to provide Tor ventilation
of passenger vessels....
"** extending privileges to
American vess'ls eng'd
in certain trade 102
Aet in relation to navigation of East River by
"of V 8. concerning Spanish fctesm vessels... 918
** regulating Yacht navigation 331
** to prevent imp. of adulterated medicines, etc. 336 ** eoaearaing Mutual Inrarance Compaoiei... 330
"to regulate the weight of salt 330
"to provide for incorporation, etc., of telegraph
com pan ie* 413
Action to recover excess of duties 533
Admiralty, ease in 80
Agriculture, exp'ts from U. 8. of prod'ts of, 1847 88
u influence of, on commerce 468
of the United 8tates 477
41 - products of, in 1847 478, 404
Agricultural productions of U. S. in 1847 121
Algesiras, regulations of the port of. Sl3
Amber trade, influence of the 346
America, N. and 8., geographical division of... 625
production* uf. 625
l Continental money 445
Factory Girls. 453
bonnets in England 456
ocean steam navigation 567
, France, description of. 617
""commerce of. 617
M "manufactures, etc, of 617
Amsterdam, rate of bills on 180
"price of bills on 302
Anrissst commerce 131
*' history and principles of..... 243
Ancram or Copake iron works 450
Antigua, tariff of. 647
Arrivals, forced and in distress 61
Associations, savings fundi among charitable... 173
Assumpsit, action of (law Cmc) 298
Athens, laws end cousin at 240
Atlantic and interior cities 385
Attachmeot. law of, in Tennessee 387
Austria, mineral produce of. 110
Averages, marine, Spanish law of. 50
BaLTUfOfti banks, dividends of. 100
eaporti of domestic produce 106
Bamford's improved stocking frame 664
Bank of France, condition of. 219, 104
"England, rates of interest 318
"discounts of. 407
"notes invented by the Chinese 310
"charters of Pennsylvania 309
"dividends, etc., in New York 542
Banks of Rhode Island in 1845,1846,1848 107
"Vermont in 1847 100
** the State of N. Y., cond'n of, in 1847-8 108
"Baltimore, dividends of, in 1847-8 108
"New York, laws relating to 290
*' Charleston, condition of. 224
"Ohio, condition of. 224
"Maine, condition of.. •• 316
"condition of South-western 410
"condition of, Western in 1847-8 409
"condition of New York 536
circulatiop of New York, from 1837-48 194
"* New York State, list of the 310
"and banking in Ireland 313
"and finance of Ohio 441
Bankruptcy In Massachusetts 232
Barley, product of, in United States 482
Belgian commercial regulations 331
Belfast, condition of bank of. 315
Bills of exchange, law of. 403
Biography, mercantile 396
Black River (Mich.) imp'ta and exp'ts of, in 1847 27
Blacking, origin of Day 4c Martin's. 663
Blackstooe coal mines 452
Boat, invention of life 554,647
Book trade 122, 235, 347, 457, 571, 679
Book publishing bouse, a model 456
Bones, commercial value of. 570
Bonnets, American, in England 456
Boston, annual rep't of Merc. Library Ass'ion of 118
"dividends of banks of. 106
"exp'ts of p'ekage goods from Liverpool to 204 "and Maine R. R., rec'pt* and expenses of 566 "action brought to recover money paid to 298
"Mercantile Library Association 673
"value of property of. 638
"customs revenue of. 303
"bank dividends, etc 541
Boot and shoe manufactory 563
"crimps, improvement in. 453
Boots, revolving heels to...., 453
Brazil, regulations at Rio Grande du Sul 212
finances of. 309
principal imports into 321
exports of, from 1843 to 1845 321
statistical view of commerce of. 309